The state and territory cancer organisations, which comprise The Cancer Council Australia, are the major sponsors of cancer research and related activities in Australia. Grants are made following a competitive, peer reviewed assessment from funds derived from donations and bequests.
In addition, the grants for breast cancer research made by the National Breast Cancer Foundation are listed. The Foundation has been established by the Federal Government, with an independent Board of Trustees, to encourage research in all aspects of breast cancer.
In 2002 the value of these grants will exceed $19.5 million. Details of the grants are published below.
|Cancer Council NSW||$5,128,307|
|Anti-Cancer Foundation of SA||$2,078,587|
|Cancer Council Tasmania||$206,747|
|Cancer Council VIC||$6,704,075|
|Cancer Foundation of WA||$1,203,856|
|Queensland Cancer Fund||$3,102,740||
|National Breast Cancer Foundation||$1,234,975|